Three countries working together to protect our shared environment

International collaboration between Canada, Mexico and the United States on environmental issues of common interest

In the Spotlight

CEC TEK Expert Henrietta Mann Receives National Humanities Medal from U.S. President Joe Biden

Dr. Henrietta Mann, a distinguished leader in Native American studies, and historian, activist and member of the CEC’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge Expert Group (TEKEG), was just awarded the National Humanities Medal by U.S. President Joe Biden, during a ceremony held at the White House on 21 March.


What We Do

We conduct research, provide tools and training, and provide a unique space for decision-makers and the public to engage on environmental policy issues affecting the North American region.


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Documents related to governance including Council Resolutions, JPAC Advice to Council, Operational Plans & more

Advice to Council 23-02

March 15, 2023

JPAC Public Forum on the Role of Ports in Fighting Climate Change

CEC’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Renewing our trilateral commitment and implementing the new Free Trade Agreement and its supporting Environmental Cooperation Agreement

Operational Plan 2022

This Operational Plan 2022 (OP) presents the work that the CEC will implement this year, which by and large continues work initiated in 2021.